Archive For The “food” Category

Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule

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Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule

Milwaukee County Parks reveals 2019 Traveling Beer Garden schedule For the past five years, the Traveling Beer Gardens have been an integral part of Milwaukee’s summer fun. The Traveling Beer Garden opens on May 8, the entire 2019 schedule includes new parks throughout Milwaukee County.  It may not feel like it right now, but beer garden season is only six weeks…

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Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows

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Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows

Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows There are not a lot of comedy clubs in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs but two stand out you should visit, Riddles in Alsip and Gelsosomo’s in Lemont. Riddles offers the traditional award winning comedy experience while Gelsosomo’s offers a mix that includes music entertainment, great Italian food…

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

My ongoing love affair with soda pop Soda pop defines my buying habits. If the cost of soda pop is “comfortable,” I will spend all my money at a store. But, if a store charges too much for soda pop, I will banish that store and defend the honor of my sweet love. It’s unforgivable…

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More than hot dogs

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More than hot dogs

More than hot dogs “Top Chef” ups food ante at Toyota Park By Steve Metsch If you get hungry at Toyota Park while attending a Chicago Fire game, there’s now more than hot dogs or nachos to choose from. The makers of “Top Chef,” a TV series on Bravo Media, now have a concession stand…

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The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich

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The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich

The key to a good deli is a great corned beef sandwich Always on the hunt for a great corned beef sandwich. It’s not easy when you live in Chicagoland’s Southwest Suburbs, but there are a few that come close. Nothing like the great corned beef sandwiches you can get at Manny’s in the south…

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Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants

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Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants

Finding the best Sunday Brunch restaurants It seems like the Sunday Brunch has gone out of style or something. A lot of the great restaurants that once offered wide variety brunch menus seem to have disappeared. But if you look hard enough, there are a few worth the effort on a late Sunday morning By…

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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is a special holiday…

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The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review

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The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review

The Primal Cut Steakhouse Restaurant review There are a lot of great restaurants in the Chicagoland suburbs, but one of my favorites for steaks is The Primal Cut Steakhouse in Tinley Park. The steaks are always cooked perfectly and they are tasty. This is a must-visit place for steak lovers in Chicagoland’s suburbs By Ray…

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Southwest side pizzeria, a favorite for 20 years

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Southwest side pizzeria, a favorite for 20 years

Local pizzeria, a long time favorite Known for one of the best deep dish pizza’s on the Southwest side  By Steve Neuhaus  @newsshooter56   At the age of 19, Mike Guerra came to America in search of a better life and opportunities. In the mid 1970’s as a pizza cook at Giordano’s Restaurant on 63rd Street….

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Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu

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Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu

Oak Lawn Restaurant Puts Unique Spin on Menu A local favorite since 2011  By Steve Neuhaus Businesses come and go these days mostly due to the economy and competition, but for one local owner business is booming. I was told that I should visit the Stacked Pancake House in Oak Lawn, so I headed out…

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Smashburger is the ultimate best tasting burger ever

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Smashburger is the ultimate best tasting burger ever

Smashburger is the ultimate best tasting burger ever I grew up on hamburgers and I consider myself a hamburger connoisseur. Until recently, though I enjoyed burgers everywhere. But a few weeks ago, I happened across a place called Smashburgers and I am hooked. They are the best tasting hamburgers in the world By Ray Hanania…

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Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10

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Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10

Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10 A meeting of the Cook County Board’s Finance Committee has been called for Tuesday, October 10 at 10:00am to take up the ordinance to repeal the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax.  At the request of Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison, the lead sponsor of the…

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